3 Kinds Of Furniture Drawer Slides Pros And Cons
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A well fitted drawer on traditional wooden runners is a pleasure to use.1.Wooden slides Traditionally, drawers have slid on wooden runners: strips of wood tenoned into horizontal rails at the face of a cabinet.
In casework where a drawer will not be guided by the cabinet's sides — for example, when the cabinet has a face frame that protrudes into the drawer opening — the runners are fitted with guides to keep the drawers from sliding left or right and binding as they're closed.
Wooden runners have several qualities to recommend them: They work wonderfully when drawers are well fitted.When it comes to fine furniture, they're the gold standard, not least because it takes finesse to make a drawer fit snugly while not so tightly that it's a challenge to open and close.
They require no additional financial investment beyond your labor, whereas mechanical slides cost money.They allow your drawer front to function as a finished face; no other face ('dummy' or 'false') need be applied.
They let your drawer sides and joinery shine without intrusion by metal hardware.At the same time, wooden drawer slides are less than ideal in some respects.They don't allow for full extension: Once you pull the drawer out...